Robert W Grundmeier, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, CHOP Care Network, South Philadelphia
Director of Clinical Informatics, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHI) The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Section Chief of Informatics, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Roberts Center
2716 South Street, 15th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215-590-1000
Fax: 215-467-5873
Education:
SB (Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
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Description of Research Expertise

Following completion of my extramural fellowship in clinical informatics at the National Library of Medicine I became Director of Clinical Informatics in the Center for Biomedical Informatics at CHOP where I have been assisting clinical researchers to obtain pilot data for grant preparation, develop patient enrollment strategies, implement clinical decision support (CDS) interventions improve healthcare delivery using web-services, and manage research data once the project is underway. I have supported a multitude of research projects on topics ranging from documentation completeness, infant feeding, asthma, childhood development, psychiatric disease, prematurity and trauma. I have extensive experience in database programming and user-interface design within EHR implementation and I have many years experience developing software in both the field of engineering and medicine. I have applied this experience in CHOP by working with physician groups and clinical leadership to establish consensus on key EHR data mining efforts. I am currently working with multiple academic organizations to replicate our successful use of the EHR as a research tool in new settings.

Description of Clinical Expertise

I completed my medical education at the University of Pennsylvnia in 1997 and pediatric residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2000. Since that time I have been practicing pediatrician at the South Philadelphia location of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Care Network. I primarily care for underserved children from families who have recently immigrated to the United States.
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Last updated: 06/20/2022
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